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NIGERIAN FOREIGN EXCHANGE RESERVES ATTAINS A 29-MONTH HIGH, HITS US$41.12 BILLION

LAGOS Sept 28 (Reuters) Nigeria’s foreign exchange reserves rose to more than 29-month high of $41.12 billion by Sept. 26, and were up 7.16 percent month-on-month, the central bank’s latest figure showed on Friday. Africa’s top crude oil exporter’s forex … Continue reading

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THE NIGERIAN MILITARY’S UNKNOWN JUMBO HAUL OF RIVER GUNBOATS

RIVERLINE WARFARE COMBATANTS GALORE!!! A few years ago, Nigeria made a requisition for 200 river gunboats from the USA. This, according to information put out in the public domain at that time, was to enable the Nigerian military stay on … Continue reading

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NIGERIA:THREAT ASSESSMENT BY AN ARMCHAIR GENERAL

Nigeria is today faced with a number of potentially debilitating threats to national security which variously arise from a range of issues ranging from religious extremism, economic emasculation, infrastructural neglect and geographical remoteness. In the Niger Delta and the Gulf … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY: EASTERN NAVAL COMMAND ACQUIRE SIX NEW GUNBOATS

  DAILY TRUST 3 NOVEMBER 2011   The Eastern Naval Command has acquired six new gunboats, the Flag Officer Commanding the Eastern Naval Command, Calabar, Rear Admiral Usman Jibrin has said. Speaking in Calabar, he said, “The new gunboats come … Continue reading

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PIRATE ATTACK REPORTED IN NEMBE , BAYELSA STATE

Amphibious troops of the Joint (Military) Task Force on patrol somewhere in the Niger Delta   WARRI, Nigeria, Nov. 1 (Xinhua)   Suspected sea pirates have reportedly attacked speed boat passengers along the Nembe waterways in the Nembe area of … Continue reading

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JOINT SECURITY TASK FORCE: GETTING A HANDLE ON THE ANARCHICAL NORTHEAST

    QUOTE (ASSOCIATED PRESS/WASHINGTON POST) “(……) in the time since, Boko Haram has launched a wave of attacks in and around Maiduguri, a dusty city in Nigeria’s far northeast that borders with Cameroon, Chad and Niger, as well as … Continue reading

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US COAST GUARD TRAINS WITH CREW OF “NEW” NIGERIAN NAVY FRIGATE, “NNS THUNDER F90”

Coast Guard trains with Nigerian Navy COAST GUARD COMPASS Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Posted by: LT Stephanie Young Written by Petty Officer 1st Class Paul Thomas, Training Team West. The Coast Guard’s Special Emergency Operations and Procedures Team trains with … Continue reading

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